SoCot completes P46M infra in 6 months

Dormitorio said the finished projects, which were either constructed by contract or by administration, covered the upgrading of roads, construction of bridges, schools, office and hospital buildings, learning centers, fabrication of school chairs and tables, box culverts, water systems, agri-related infrastructures, health centers and sports facilities.


He said on top of the list was the completion of the P23 million Integrated Provincial Health Office annex building and the second phase of the Finance Building located at the provincial capitol compound amounting to P9.878 million.


According to a report issued by his office, the lone road project completed, which amounted to P6.387 million, was the upgrading of the junction national highway to Koronadal Proper road in Polomolok.


The completed education-related projects were the repair of the School Learning Resource Center at the Teresita Elementary School in Sto. Nino (P163,081); repair of the two-classroom pre-fabricated primary school building in Punong Grande, Banga (P338,797); repair of the Bololmala Elementary School home economics building in Tupi (P12,400); and the fabrication of wooden desk tables, armchairs, chairs and tables for day care centers and grade schools province-wide (P119,000).


The completed agri-related and food security infrastructure were the expansion of the productivity center in Surallah (P286,440), construction of the Department of Agriculture’s warehouse in Banga (P729.006), construction of chicken brooder house and duck house in Tantangan (P48,700) and construction of sheep shed in Tinongcop, Tantangan (P43,560).


The finished water systems projects include the rechanneling of the river in barangay Sto. Nino, Koronadal City worth P1.97 million; construction of the Halilan water system in Lake Sebu worth P1,086 million; upgrading of 48-inch diameter reinforced concrete pipe culvert (RCPC) in Crossing Albagan, Tampakan worth P110,793; construction of the Kipalbig water system in Tampakan worth P196,141; rehabilitation of one-line 0.90-meter RCPC and installation of chute in Tampakan worth P286,440; and the drilling of Balquin water system in barangay Lamsugod, Surallah worth P622,178.


The labor expense for the rehabilitation of the water system of the Provincial Veterinary Office farm in barangay Tinongcop, Tantangan amounted to P56,600.


Under the health component, the completed projects were the standard barangay health center in Sta. Cruz, Tampakan (P792,840); floor tiling of Lake Sebu District Hospital (P51,400); partial completion of the dietary building of the Lake Sebu District Hospital (P61,000). The labor expense for the construction of the mini-gymnasium in barangay Dumadalig, Tantangan amounted to P56,600.


Meantime, Dormitorio said the local government also awarded some 21 infrastructure projects worth P32.174 million to qualified contractors for immediate implementation. The projects, which are part of the local government’s infrastructure development priorities, mainly covered the improvement of school facilities and drainage systems in various parts of the province.